Math Pays off . . . Big Time!

Though most mathematicians would agree that playing the lottery is not a good investment strategy, a husband-and-wife team found it to be hugely profitable by hauling in almost $27 million. How? They discovered a math error in Cash WinFall, a lottery game run in their...

Let’s Talk Jobs: Where’s the Growth?

Looking for a new approach when discussing career paths with students? Use this breakdown of the fastest-growing jobs in each U.S. state to guide your conversations! Sharing information on fast-growing job areas encourages students to think futuristically rather than...
Math Courses Creating Prepared Professionals

Math Courses Creating Prepared Professionals

For quite some time, college math courses have focused almost solely on the mathematical knowledge students would need for success in their chosen careers.  If we’re honest, students in non-STEM fields don’t really need much in the way of mathematical knowledge.  What...
Taking the Plunge into Professional Development

Taking the Plunge into Professional Development

Professional development is one of those buzz words that floats around.  But how do we as educators find the time, money and right event or workshop to attend?   We start by identifying our goals. Do we want to network with others teaching similar courses for new...